Lake officials expect busy Labor Day weekend

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer If you’re thinking about spending Labor Day weekend at an area lake, better start thinking about camping arrangements. Conchas State Park and Ute Lake State Park officials said Tuesday that all of their reservation sites have been filled. Administrator Lorna Ford said Conchas has 76 campsites that can be [...]

Cannon officials advise residents of what to expect during training operations

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Low-flying military planes won’t be a nightly occurrence in Tucumcari or other area communities and, when they are, Cannon Air Force Base officials will try to notify city leaders in advance. But training in unfamiliar areas is important for Cannon pilots, officials told about a dozen area residents on [...]

Irrigation canals will soon be flowing with water

By QCS Staff The Arch Hurley Conservancy District ordered the irrigation water “on” on Tuesday. Area residents can expect to see water in the canals and laterals around town by this weekend. Parents are encouraged to keep a close watch on their children. Landowners are reminded that all fences and gates are to be removed [...]

San Jon Coyotes prepare for baseball season

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By William Thompson The San Jon High School baseball team began practice Monday and Head Coach Waymond Ragland is brimming with optimism. All the players from last year’s are back to give Ragland 20 players to work with. He said he expects much from three talented seniors. “Jason Bell, Trey Rusk and Jared Archuleta are [...]